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Recruitment #21-001918-0001




Department of Juvenile Services
Baltimore City Juvenile Justice Center 
300 N. Gay Street 
Baltimore, MD 21202


The main purpose of this position is plans, organizes, and directs all activities of the food service facility within in the Baltimore City Juvenile Justice Center, including the satellite food service for the DJS Day and Evening Reporting Center. This position supports the mission of the agency by providing safe, nutritious and appetizing meals and snacks for youth housed at Baltimore City Juvenile Justice Center and satellite sites.

The incumbent in this position directs all activities of the food service operation at the Baltimore City Juvenile Justice Center, and satellite sites. This person will also be responsible for DJS food service policies and procedures and ensuring compliance with the regulations of the Child Nutrition Program. This incumbent will manage food service employee scheduling and will manage several lower level food service managers and supervisors.


Education:   A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.

Experience: Five years of experience managing large-scale food service operations in an institutional, commercial, industrial or similar organization.


1. Candidates may substitute additional experience supervising in a large-scale food service operation on a year-for-year basis for up to four years of the required education.

2. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in Food Services Officers classifications or Food Services Manager and Services Officer specialty codes in the food service management field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education.


Experience working with procurement using FMIS is highly desired
Experience working with the State Procurement Regulation is highly preferred
Experience implementing Federal Child Nutrition standards is highly preferred


This recruitment is limited to State of the Maryland Department Employees only


Employees in this classification may be subject to call-in, and therefore, will be required to provide the facility with a telephone number at which they can be reached.


Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.


The assessment will be a rating of your application based on your education, training and experience as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all related experience and education. For education obtained outside the U.S., you will be required to provide proof of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service.

Please note that your answers on the Supplemental Questionnaire must correspond to the information provided on your application to receive credit.



The online application process is strongly urged.  However, if you are unable to apply on line you may mail a paper application to the address below or fax a paper application to the fax number below.  If you choose to fax or use regular mail, you must include on each page of the attachment your First and Last Name, the Recruitment Number that is located at the top of the bulletin and the last 4 digits of your SS#.  The paper application must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for this recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted. Incorrect application forms will not be accepted:   

  Maryland Department of Juvenile Services   
  OHR-Recruitment & Examination Unit  
  217 E Redwood Street 
  Baltimore, MD 21202
  Attn: Shavonne Holman 
  Fax number 410-333-4188 
  TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay

Should additional information regarding this recruitment be required or if you have questions regarding this recruitment, please contact DJS Office of Human Resources at  Include the Recruitment Title/Number that is located at the top of the bulletin. 

As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.

DJS values the experience gained by Veterans while serving our country. Veterans are welcome to apply for all current recruitments. 

Bilingual applicants are welcome to apply for all recruitments.
The resulting Certified Eligible List for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.   

Click on a link below to apply for this position:

Fill out the Supplemental Questionnaire and Application NOW using the Internet. Apply Online
View and print the Supplemental Questionnaire. This recruitment requires completion of a supplemental questionnaire. You may view and print the supplemental questionnaire here.
Apply via Paper Application. You may also download and complete the Paper Application here.